Education: By Air

A complex, hastily expanded phenomenon, Radio has impinged upon Education quite as powerfully but even more crudely than upon the worlds of Music, Politics, Advertising, Theatre, Sport, Religion. A few of its developments have been definitely educational; others, frankly commercial, have had cultural aspirations (President Merlin Hall Aylesworth of National Broadcasting Co. announced last year in his annual report that Pepsodent Toothpaste's Amos 'n Andy "are working in a new art form").

But last week a mighty hook-up of radio and education was revealed: a National Advisory Council on Radio Education. Organized...

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